Sheridan, WY

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2022 Population
18,807
0.788% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Barrasso
Republican Party
US Senator
Cynthia Lummis
Republican Party
US Representative
Harriet Hageman
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.7
1.79% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.8%
0.386% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,667
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$287,400
14.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
9,185
3.57% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sheridan, WY had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $57,667. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sheridan, WY grew from 18,660 to 18,807, a 0.788% increase and its median household income grew from $52,104 to $57,667, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sheridan, WY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%), Other (Hispanic) (1.63%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.43%).

None of the households in Sheridan, WY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Sheridan, WY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sheridan, WY are Northern Wyoming Community College District (672 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Sheridan, WY was $287,400, and the homeownership rate was 60.4%.

Most people in Sheridan, WY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12 minutes. The average car ownership in Sheridan, WY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sheridan, WY is home to a population of 18.8k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.44% of Sheridan, WY residents were born outside of the country (458 people).

In 2022, there were 26.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.7k people) in Sheridan, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 622 White (Hispanic) and 404 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Sheridan, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sheridan, WY was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sheridan, WY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.7k ± 239
  2. White (Hispanic)
    622 ± 204
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    404 ± 168
6.31%
Hispanic Population
1.19k people

In 2022, there were 26.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.7k people) in Sheridan, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 622 White (Hispanic) and 404 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.31% of the people in Sheridan, WY are hispanic (1.19k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,502 ± 2,113 people
  2. China
    1,001 ± 776 people
  3. Canada
    993 ± 773 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wyoming was Mexico, the natal country of 7,502 Wyoming residents, followed by China with 1,001 and Canada with 993.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
458 people
2.51%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
469 people

As of 2022, 2.44% of Sheridan, WY residents (458 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sheridan, WY was 2.51%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    673 ± 187
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    441 ± 211
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    81 ± 54

Sheridan, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sheridan, WY employs 9.19k people. The largest industries in Sheridan, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,513 people), Educational Services (1,079 people), and Retail Trade (943 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($102,647), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($84,245), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,581).

Males in Wyoming have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,942. The income inequality in Wyoming (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.19k
2022 Value
± 736
3.57%
1 Year growth
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sheridan, WY grew at a rate of 3.57%, from 8.87k employees to 9.19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sheridan, WY, are Management Occupations (979 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (892 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (737 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sheridan, WY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.19k
2022 Value
± 736
3.57%
1 Year growth
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sheridan, WY grew at a rate of 3.57%, from 8.87k employees to 9.19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sheridan, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,513 people), Educational Services (1,079 people), and Retail Trade (943 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sheridan, WY, though some of these residents may live in Sheridan, WY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,441
Median earning men ± $3,276
$35,768
Median earning women ± $4,254

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($173,011), Public Administration ($90,167), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,136).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($82,368), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,688), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,692).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.54%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 283k people employed in Wyoming. This represents a 2.54% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wyoming.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wyoming went to Donald J. Trump with 69.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.07%).

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing the state of Wyoming. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Sheridan, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wyoming

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John Barrasso
Senator from Wyoming1
Assumed office on June 25, 2007
Appointed to the seat following the death of Craig L. Thomas.
Cynthia Lummis
Senator from Wyoming2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis are the senators currently representing Wyoming.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wyoming over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Sheridan, WY

Harriet Hageman
Wyoming at-large Representative
Republican Party

Sheridan, WY is currently represented by Harriet Hageman (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Sheridan, WY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sheridan, WY awarded 672 degrees. The student population of Sheridan, WY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,662 male students and 1,934 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sheridan, WY are White (583 and 87.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (40 and 5.99%), Two or More Races (29 and 4.34%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (7 and 1.05%).

The largest universities in Sheridan, WY by number of degrees awarded are Northern Wyoming Community College District (672 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sheridan, WY are General Studies (93 and 13.8%), Diesel Mechanics Technology (66 and 9.82%), and General Health & Wellness (64 and 9.52%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,596 students enrolled in Sheridan, WY, 46.2% men and 53.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,987 records, of which 53.7% were women and 46.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 93 degrees awarded
  2. 64 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Sheridan, WY was General Studies with 93 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Sheridan, WY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
672 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northern Wyoming Community College District with 672 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 284 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sheridan, WY, which is 0.732 times less than the 388 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 583 degrees mean that there were 14.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 40 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,150) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,680) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.512% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.566% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (129k), Some college (119k), and Bachelors Degree (74.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sheridan, WY was $287,400 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $250,400 to $287,400, a 14.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Sheridan, WY is 60.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sheridan, WY have an average commute time of 12 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sheridan, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sheridan, WY is $57,667. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Sheridan, WY was Census Tract 2 with a value of $68,250, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $64,042 and $59,207.

Property

$287,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,924
$4,988
Median Property Taxes
±$487

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Rent vs Own

60.4%
Homeownership
2022
71.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.4% of the housing units in Sheridan, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 3

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sheridan, WY was Census Tract 2 with a value of $68,250, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $64,042 and $59,207.

The following map shows all of the places in Sheridan, WY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$57,667
Median Household Income
± $5,944
8.25k
Number of Households
± 728

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.25k households in Sheridan, WY grew to $57,667 from the previous year's value of $52,104.

The following chart displays the households in Sheridan, WY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sheridan, WY is from Wyoming.
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in Wyoming
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Wyoming

In 2022, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0943% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wyoming was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wyoming in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.44%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.21%)

In 2022, 81.6% of workers in Sheridan, WY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.44%) and those who worked at home (4.21%).

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Commute Time

12 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sheridan, WY have a shorter commute time (12 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.438% of the workforce in Sheridan, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sheridan, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sheridan, WY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sheridan, WY (1.96k out of 18.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sheridan, WY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.2% of the population of Sheridan, WY has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 9.79% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 2.63% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sheridan County, WY see 1452 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.6% decrease from the previous year (1680 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 935 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 185 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,452 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sheridan County, WY

Primary care physicians in Sheridan County, WY see an average of 1,452 patients per year. This represents a 13.6% decrease from the previous year (1,680 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sheridan County, WY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.3% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 35% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.84%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
9.79%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
2.63%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sheridan, WY declined by 13.9% from 11.4% to 9.84%.

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